How to make Mozilla display Korean (or CJK-type) characters?
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Mon May 12 09:21:19 PDT 2003
On Mon, 2003-05-12 at 12:03, Bernd Walter wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 11:46:45AM -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-05-12 at 08:29, Bernd Walter wrote:
> > > On Sun, May 11, 2003 at 12:47:57PM -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > > > On Sun, 2003-05-11 at 11:28, Rob Lahaye wrote:
> > > fontconfig-2.1_2
> > > freetype2-2.0.9
> > > IIRC these were recent when I first noticed this problem.
> > They're not anymore. You should update to fontconfig-2.2.0, and
> > freetype2-2.1.4_1.
> I'll do.
> > > > to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts, ~/.fonts, or, if another location, make
> > > > sure you add that location to /usr/X11R6/etc/fonts/local.conf per the
> > > > instructions at
> > > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x-fonts.html#ANTIALIAS
> > >
> > > Sound like much to read - and given that I run XFree86-4.2.0_1,1 on
> > > my display.
> > > Are you expect this might a problem on the X-server?
> > > I had not thought about this, because no-roman fonts always worked
> > > until then.
> > Mozilla uses a completely new font system now. If you want to take
> > advantage of it, you need to make sure all your ports are up-to-date.
> > If you're happy without anti-alias support in Mozilla, then I guess
> > you're done. However, I can confirm Korean webpages work for me in
> > Mozilla with anti-alias support.
> Updating the X server is not always possible.
> If mozilla has problems with a 1 year old X server than something is
> Well - if it's a bug in the server - OK, but if it's requires a
> specific (maybe XFree only) new feature then it's bad.
You don't _need_ a new X server, but you do need up-to-date font
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